DRYDEN – Police in Dryden were kept busy over the weekend. The OPP made a major cocaine seizure in the area. In the City of Dryden police had to deal with a number of calls.
Here is a report on a few of the efforts the Dryden Police had to handle on the weekend.
Male arrested in Break and Enter
Joseph MACHIMITY – age 19 of Dryden, ON was arrested and charged for Break and Enter to a residence on First Street. On January 11, 2019, at 7:00 pm, Dryden Police received a 911 call from a resident indicating that a male was trying to kick the door down of their residence. The occupants of the home fled out the back door and called the police.
A second call described the same male banging on other homes in the area. Police conducted a search of the area until MACHIMITY was taken into custody. MACHIMITY currently remains in custody and will appear at a Bail Hearing today in Sioux Lookout.
Break and Enter at New Prospect School
On January 14, 2019 at approximately 2:00 am, Dryden Police Service responded to an intrusion alarm at New Prospect School. Upon searching the building, 19 year old Danial BOUCHARD of Dryden was located and arrested and charged for Break and Enter. BOUCHARD was released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in court on February 18, 2019.
Break and Enter on Princess Street
On January 14, 2019 at 5:45 am, Dryden Police Service responded to a Break and Enter in progress at a Princess Street apartment. Upon arrival police arrested Katelynn BEARDY-24 years old of Muskrat Dam, Ontario. BEARDY was released on a Promise to Appear and will appear in court on February 18, 2019.
The Dryden Police Service also wish to inform the public that complaints were received of a large slush hole reported on the winter ice road from the Government Dock. Please use care and caution always when using the ice road.